Prof. Dr. Mario IMSON, RPT, MD
ACESS Executive Board Member, Past President and Founder
ACESS Executive Board Member
Orthopedic Surgery- Sports Medicine
Baguio Medical Center
Dr. Mario Imson is a practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in Sports Medicine. Dr. Imson graduated from the University of the Philippines with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and subsequently obtained his medical degree from the University of the East – Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Centre. He is currently a fellow of the Philippine College of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Sports Medicine Association of the Philippines. Dr. Imson is a Professor at the University of the Cordilleras and also the section head of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic of the Baguio Medical Centre. Dr. Imson has worked as a sports physician of the University of the Philippines and likewise in the professional basketball league of the Philippines. He is responsible for the setting up of the sports injury clinics at the University of the Philippines and the University of Baguio. Academically, Dr. Imson was the Dean of the College of Physical Therapy of the De La Salle University and later the University of Baguio. He has given lectures in sports medicine in many local and international conferences. Dr. Imson is one of the Founding Members of the Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Science (ACESS). He served as President of ACESS in 2009 to 2011 and has been a member of the Executive Board since 1999.